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Jiankang

Jiankang (建康城 in pinyin: jian4 kang1 cheng2), formerly known as Jianye (建業 jian4 ye4) until Eastern Jin Dynasty (317 - 420), is an ancient city in China, located west of present-day Nanjing, in south Jiangning County (江寧縣 jiang1 ning2 xian4). It was in Sui Dynasty that Jiankang renamed to Jiangning.

Ruins of Jiankang's city walls can still be seen today. It used to be the capital city of the Three Kingdoms and Six Dynasty.



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